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Woman, 32, docked for alleged breach of peace



Woman, 32, docked for alleged breach of peace


A 32-year-old woman, Folake Ajanaku, is standing trial in an Ota Magistrates ‘ Court, Ogun, for allegedly obstructing a police officer on duty from performing his duties.

Ajanaku, who lives at No. 6 Shodiya St., Iyana-Ilogbo, was docked on a count charge of breach of peace.

The prosecutor, Sgt. Chudu Gbesi, told the court that the accused committed the offence on Feb. 25 at Ewu Ajase, Itele, Ota.

Gbesi alleged that the accused conducted himself in a manner likely to cause breach of peace by obstructing a police officer, Insp Olutan Gabriel from performing his lawful duty.

He told the court that the accused allegedly pushed the police inspector while on lawful duty.

He said that the offence contravened Section 356(2) of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ogun, 2006.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The magistrate, Mr S. S. Shotayo, granted the accused bail in the sum of N250,000, with a surety in like sum and adjourned the case until March 5, for further hearing. (NNN)


Edited by Kevin Okunzuwa/Obike Ukoh